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Dec 2, 2012 10:00pm PST
. >> director metcalf? >> i am really glad that we are talking about the extension of the cal train i am hope thating we spend more time as a board on this. i have no concerns whatsoever about ecom or the price. i am concerned about the scope of what is in this and what i know from talking to other people in the community is that the various partners that will be necessary to connect cal train to the transbay terminal do not agree about the alignment. the san francisco mayor's office and i am the mayor's appointee to this board does not agree with this alignment. i don't believe that the san francisco county transportation authority does. getting agreement between the various parties in addition to the high speed rail authority and cal train is the task ahead for us. the, i believe, i have a great concern about opening a supplemental and then locking ourselves in and then telling ourselves that we can't reopen it. i know that we have to do a supplemental eir but i don't think that we yet know what should be in it. >> i just add on that that question. because i had a related question. and so i
Nov 29, 2012 6:30am PST
, it quickly became one of the top tourist magnets in the city. part of the cal academies' astronomical success is the weekly nightlife party. >> i am joined by helen, who is here to school me on all the nocturnal activities that are getting ready to take place here. tell us a little about what we can expect to see at nightlife. >> we open up the doors every thursday night at the california academy of sciences. there are certain things you can see every week you can go to the museum, visit the planetarium, and we bring in bars and a deejay or band. it is a different feel from during the day, something different every week. tonight , we have beer and music. -- tonight we have great beer and music. it is beer week. we have a dozen local brewers in african hall. we have a deejays to set up throughout the museum and a live performance at 9:00 p.m. tonight. >> what has been your favorite part as a participant or as an observer? >> my favorite part is to walk around the aquarium in to see people with a drink in their hands, getting to know maybe somebody new, may be looking for a day, or chatting wit
Nov 29, 2012 2:30am PST
and for high school i went to -- irvine in cal poly, for our college -- what we love about this city is we have access to all these interesting venues and restaurants and whatnot. so given that there is so many things here, so many -- that we can come and enjoy, i think we bp for yiewtion -- providing youth opportunities to experience our city and enjoy just -- it's what we need to do and i encourage you guys to just think about that. thanks. >> supervisor wiener: thank you very much. next speaker. my name's -- [speaking spanish]' >> translator: i'm here to talk about an accident that i had on muni on the 22nd of june, i -- because of it i lost my job and i fell inside of the muni bus. it was headed toward 22 and south van ness. the bus -- when i was standing there and they were supposed to open the doors and took off so i slipped, fell and hit my head and i was left unconscious. so i would like this to be addressed and resolved. >> [speaking spanish] >> translator: it's a complaint that i have and i wanted to see if there was something that could be done about it. >> supervisor wiener: thank y
Dec 5, 2012 1:00am PST
agencies. agencies like cal trains will have ability to do design and cost estimation. we'll be well prepared for any request that come our way as well as work program we've anticipated in our budget. this would be three different contracts. not to exceed in total not to exceed $600,000 for the first three years. that's anticipated in our adopted budget and any -- and will be included in future year budget. not among all three, there's not to exceed $600,000. i can answer any questions. >> thank you for the presentation. i just want to bring to the public to explain. we have core staff and planners within the staffing of the transportation authority that this provides additional outside consultants, planner and support on a as needed basis? >> that's right. actually doing technical work. actually doing traffic analysis or developing intersection design. say we have a neighborhood transportation plan we're manage, the authority staff is managing a project but these consultants would do the work to say develop the community-based designs or develop the visualizations for instance that
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
20 years of records of other alternative investments. the one that was used by -- to compare cal-pers was bond funds, which made 4%. i think it was mentioned that they only made 1.2% in treasury bills this year. and what was the return of the pension fund this year. do you remember do you remember, supervisor elsbernd? >> supervisor elsbernd: don't remember. >> i have it here. >> supervisor elsbernd: okay. i think you were about to illustrate the point. please do. i want you to do this. show me. >> 1.67% thisxn'( just saying, we did not recommend that kind of investment, nor any specific investment program. >> supervisor elsbernd: okay. >> we did want -- we still would like to know what the specific formula is for the assumed investment return. we would like to see that formula. thank you. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you. with that, we'll close the public hearing. why don't we table item 5 and do that without objection. we'll move to item 6. and so let me begin by -- you know, kind of thanking the grand jury. i appreciate you going after this, but i remember the two of you comi
Nov 29, 2012 8:00am PST
sometimes it's easy to become kin cal there are still -- cynical there are people who give of themselves just out of the kindness of theirigihae heart, . and it pretty amazing. so today i'm taking the opportunity to recognize a team of people that have worked very diligently to improve the conditions of public housing. i think it is incredibly important to recognize those that fly under the radar, but do extraordinary work to serve the public. i would like to ask housing authority staff, and i'm glad you guys are up here now, marshall,v,'(⌞ç philip, pamela,d will staff person leland, and newly elected plaza east tenant association martha. over the past several months, i have worked closely with staff and residents of the housing authority sites that quee that e have in district 5, whether programming community spaces, or connecting folks to mental health services, the group here today has gone above and beyond to be community builders for the residents of public housing. most recently the staff teamed with good will to get residents involved in the intensive job readiness program and
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